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Robert Hester, Ph.D.
Interim Chair
Professor, Physiology and Biophysics
Phone: (601) 984-2696
Office: TR501-02
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Nobles,-Yolanda-052416-High-Res.jpgYolanda Nobles, MS, MHA
Associate Director of Administration and Finance
Phone: (601) 984-1933
Office: TR502-03
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Zheng, Yufeng_Portrait-Sq.jpgYufeng Zheng, Ph.D., MS
Program Director, Certificate in Analytics, and MS and Ph.D. in Biostatistics and Data Science
Associate Professor

Phone: (601) 815-7908
Office: TR532
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Diez,-Candela-042915-High-Res.jpgSilvia M. Diez Gomez
Executive Assistant
Phone: (601) 984-2696
Office: TR501
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Biostatisticians and Data Scientists


Chad Blackshear, MS
Biostatistician II
Phone: (601) 984-4365
Office: TR523
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Sheeba Ogirala, MS, MBA
Biostatistician II - Analytics
Phone: (601) 815-8548
Office: TR529
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Ansari,-Md-Abu-Yusuf.jpgMd. Yusuf Ansari, MS
Biostatistician I
Phone: (601) 984-2703
Office: TR527
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.Yu,-Snow-20190815-01-High-Res.jpgXue "Snow" Yu, MS
Biostatistician I
Phone: (601) 984-2744
Office: TR524
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Henegan,-James.jpgJames A. Henegan, Ph.D., MS, MA
Data Scientist I
Phone: (601) 984-2696
Office: TR528
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